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Obituaries: Higine-Rios, Martinez, Letson, Sookla, Ahern

Ramon Higine-Rios

Ramon Higine-Rios: April 25, 1951 – April 25, 2022 (age 71)

Ramon Higine-Rios, 71, of Cheyenne passed away April 25, 2022 at University of Colorado Medical Center in Aurora with his family by his side.

He was born April 25, 1951 in San Miguel de Temeche, Mexico to Julian and Angelina (Rios) Higine. He married Frances Anaya and was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

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He is survived by his wife, Frances Anaya Higine of Cheyenne; children, Alejandro (Karen) Herrera of Midland, TX, Antonio (Michelle) Anaya of Cheyenne, Maudie Anaya of Cheyenne, Janice Anaya of Maricopa, AZ and Arianna Anaya of Cheyenne; siblings, Lola, Antonia, Rafa, Pepe, Nena and Armando; special family, Alonso Hijine, Angelo Hijine, Joleeciana Anaya and Antonio C. Anaya; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Juan, Arnoldo and Raul.

Those who wish, may contribute to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Visitation will be Monday, May 2, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001. A Vigil for the Deceased will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 3rd, followed immediately by a Funeral Liturgy in the Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.


Jennie “Becky” Martinez

Jennie “Becky” Martinez: May 30, 1950 – April 23, 2022 (age 71)

Jennie “Becky” Martinez, 71, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away at her home on April 23, 2022.

Becky was born May 30, 1950 in Cheyenne.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.


Vivian Doris Letson

Vivian Doris Letson: November 22, 1927 – April 29, 2022 (age 94)

Vivian Doris Letson, 94, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away early Friday morning, April 29, 2022 at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

Vivian was born November 22, 1927 in Gillette, Wyoming, a daughter of the late Alexander and Blanche (Flint) Innes.

Services will be announced at a later date. Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.

Kammool Sookla

Kammool Sookla: August 22, 1959 – April 29, 2022 (age 62)

Kammool Sookla, age 62, died April 29, 2022 in Cheyenne, Wyoming at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. 

Kammool was born on August 22, 1959 in Tak, Thailand.

Kammool is survived by his siblings, Billy Sookla, Daniel Oyler Sr., Lee Oyler, and Neil Sookla; sister-in-law, Angel Oyler; niece, Brianna Oyler; nephews, Daniel Oyler Jr., William Oyler, Lucas Coleman, Anthony Martinez; and five grand nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Puang and Somboon Sookla.

Funeral Liturgy will be held Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. at Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home with a reception to follow at the Schrader Reception Center.

Services are under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, located at 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001.


Joe Ahern

Joe Ahern: January 2, 1945 – April 29, 2022 (age 77)

Joe Ahern, age 77, died April 29, 2022 in Cheyenne, Wyoming at Davis Hospice Center. 

Joe was born on January 2, 1945 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Joe is survived by his loving wife, Susie; his sons, Jon (Kegan) and Jeremy (Jennifer); grandchildren, Kendall, Josh, Chris and Jeff; sister, Carol Quaresma; and brother, John Ahern. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Dottie, and infant daughter, Janelle. 

Joe graduated in 1968 from Biola University. He retired from the State of Wyoming and previously worked for IBM, Honeywell, and several other companies. Joe was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. His greatest joys in life were spending time with his family, playing all kinds of sports, manicuring his yard, making and devouring cheeseburgers, smoking his pipe in the garage, and embellishing every story he told. Joe was also a master at using his unconventional golf swing to find all available trees on a golf course, beating guys half his age on the handball and racquetball courts, and frustrating his tennis opponents with his bag of quirky trick shots and “big guy” hustle. 

A memory service to celebrate Joe’s life will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. at the Lakeview Chapel at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home with a reception to follow at the Schrader Reception Center.

At the request of Joe’s family, and consistent with how Joe lived his life, please dress comfortably for the service. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Davis Hospice Center, 6000 Sycamore Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009.

Services are entrusted to Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.


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